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cede

yield or formally surrender to another: cede territory
Not to be confused with:
seed – the ovule of a flowering plant; germ or propagative part of anything: seed of a rebellion

cede

 (sēd)
tr.v. ced·ed, ced·ing, cedes
1. To surrender possession of, especially by treaty. See Synonyms at relinquish.
2. To yield; grant: The debater refused to cede the point to her opponent.

[French céder, from Old French, from Latin cēdere; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]

cede

(siːd)
vb
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (when: intr, often foll by to) to transfer, make over, or surrender (something, esp territory or legal rights): the lands were ceded by treaty.
2. (tr) to allow or concede (a point in an argument, etc)
[C17: from Latin cēdere to yield, give way]
ˈceder n

cede

(sid)

v.t. ced•ed, ced•ing.
1. to yield or formally surrender to another: to cede territory.
2. to grant or transfer, as by a will.
[1625–35; < Latin cēdere to go, yield]
ced′er, n.
cease, cede - Cease and cede come from Latin cedere, "go away, withdraw."
See also related terms for withdraw.

cede


Past participle: ceded
Gerund: ceding

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I ceded
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we ceded
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Present Continuous
I am ceding
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he/she/it is ceding
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Present Perfect
I have ceded
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Past Continuous
I was ceding
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he/she/it was ceding
we were ceding
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Past Perfect
I had ceded
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Future
I will cede
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he/she/it will cede
we will cede
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Future Perfect
I will have ceded
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Future Continuous
I will be ceding
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ceding
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ceding
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ceding
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Conditional
I would cede
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we would cede
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they would cede
Past Conditional
I would have ceded
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we would have ceded
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cede - give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
2.cede - relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
gift, present, give - give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?"
yield up - surrender, as a result of pressure or force
sell - give up for a price or reward; "She sold her principles for a successful career"
sign away, sign over - formally assign ownership of; "She signed away her rights"

cede

verb surrender, grant, transfer, abandon, yield, concede, hand over, relinquish, renounce, make over, abdicate The General had promised to cede power by January.

cede

verb
1. To give up a possession, claim, or right:
2. To let (something) go:
3. To change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document:
Translations

cede

[siːd] VT [+ territory] → ceder (to a) [+ argument] → reconocer, admitir

cede

[ˈsiːd] vt [+ land] → céder

cede

vt territoryabtreten (→ to an +acc); to cede a point in an argumentin einem Punkt or in einer Sache nachgeben

cede

[siːd] vt (territory) → cedere; (argument) → cedere su
References in classic literature ?
Nothing is more certain than the indispensable necessity of government, and it is equally undeniable, that whenever and however it is instituted, the people must cede to it some of their natural rights in order to vest it with requisite powers.
In this part of the field there passed slowly the intense moments that pre- cede the tempest.
Either cede your daughter to my disposal, or take her wholly to your own surprizing discretion, and then I here, before Mr Supple, evacuate the garrison, and renounce you and your family for ever."
How can the King cede his crown to Henry V., who, according to your nonsense, must be his grandson, when Monseigneur le Dauphin is living.
Police in Murang'a have arrested Kandara politician Phillip Kamau alias PMG after a group which he leads demonstrated and blocked the busy Thika-Kabati road at the Makenji bus stage.The politician, who is the chairman of Kandara Residents Association, a group that has been demanding that fruit processing company Del Monte cedes part of its land to the locals claiming it was grabbed from their forefathers, staged protests along the road on Wednesday and burnt tyres before they were dispersed by a contingent of police officers using tear gas.
The US and China, being the world's two largest economies, are too strong to cede their respective national interests in negotiations with each other.
'The decision of Governor Ahmed to cede the senatorial ticket following the pleas by Ibolo elders is highly commendable and this has further affirmed his reputation as an advocate of fairness, equity and inclusion.
But now, as the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, puts it, "We need a political union, which means we must gradually cede powers to Europe." Oh no we don't, Mrs Merkel.
Its discontent about the settlement after World War I eventually led it into an alliance with Nazi Germany during World War II when it temporarily reoccupied most of the Bulgarian-populated territories it had been forced to cede earlier.
He said any review of the treaty would obligate Iran to cede northwestern Iran to Azerbaijan.
Auparavant, le Bayer Leverkusen avait cede un point a domicile face a ME[micro]nchengladbach (1-1), incapable de concretiser sa domination et voyant s'envoler l'espoir sur un penalty manque par l'international Andre SchE-rrle (70e).